World Oceans Day Celebration: Run for the Ocean 5K and Beach Cleanup

Runners pass the Sea Shell Stage in Hampton Beach
Runners run past the Sea Shell Stage in Hampton Beach

Love the ocean? Join us for our 2nd Annual World Oceans Day Celebration, presented by The Beach Plum!

Saturday, June 3, 2017

9:00 AM: Run for the Ocean 5K: The unique race is half on the beach, half on pavement. Enjoy beautiful ocean views the whole way! Put together a team of 8 or more and receive a $5 discount on registration! We’ll have great prizes, including prizes for fastest runners, biggest fundraisers, best costume and most litter picked up during the race!

10:30 AM: Beach Cleanup: All supplies are provided. Families, individuals and large and small groups are all welcome! Sign up here

All proceeds benefit our mission to protect marine life in the Gulf of Maine through research, education and inspiring action.

Want to Join Us? 

  • Register for the race!  First 150 registrants receive our exclusive organic cotton t-race shirt! Registration discount available for teams of 8 or more. Online registration closes at noon on June 2. Day-of registration available for $30 starting at 7 AM Saturday, June 3 at our registration tent, which is located near the Sea Shell stage.
  • Sign up for the cleanupSign up here. Receive a free drink from Coffee Break Cafe after the cleanup!
  • Become a sponsor!  View our sponsor benefits
  • Volunteer! We’re looking for 40-50 volunteers to help us on race day. E-mail for more information.

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Other Major Sponsors:

Revision Energy Logo Aquarion Water Company QA Technology Company Orangetheory Fitness

Additional Sponsors:

A Ziemba Design
Artistically Speaking
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Clear Channel
Coffee Break Cafe
NH Fisher Cats
Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce
Ocean Wok

Savory Square Bistro
Valeries Gallery
Studio 603
Oomph Salon
Prasada Yoga
Old Salt
BZ’s Market
Fantini Bakery

Running on the beach

2016 Winner of Best Costume!

Racers at the starting line

Run for the Ocean 5K
A solid finish!